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Tue, 04/03/2018 — An award-winning Washington Post reporter who has covered the Pentagon and national security developments, intelligence agencies, Russian disinformation issues and treatment of veterans will give a keynote address as part of a security...

Tue, 04/03/2018 — Lance Rake and Nils Gore, professors at the University of Kansas, hit the road last month with John Bielenberg, director, Future Partners, to showcase a utility bamboo bike at the 2018 North American Handmade Bicycle Show. “I love the...

Mon, 04/02/2018 — A judge, a retired tech executive and an energy attorney will receive the University of Kansas School of Law’s 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award. Kansas Appeals Court Judge Karen Arnold-Burger, Houston energy lawyer John Bowman and retired NIC...

Mon, 04/02/2018 — Members of the sixth Global Scholars cohort will present their research this week at the Global Scholars Symposium. Coordinated by the Office of International Programs, the event is the culmination of the cohort’s experiences in this selective...

Mon, 04/02/2018 — If our brains are computers, they are analog and not digital, according to research by a University of Kansas philosopher. Some researchers have argued there is a close analogy between the all-or-nothing nature of neural spikes in the brain and...

Mon, 04/02/2018 — United Kingdom-based artist Paul Harfleet will visit Lawrence April 5-6 to plant pansies at sites of homophobic abuse. Harfleet’s visit is part of the Spencer Museum of Art’s Integrated Arts Research Initiative (IARI), and he will present...

Fri, 03/30/2018 — A new documentary film about William Allen White will debut with a free premiere April 25, during the William Allen White School of Journalism & Mass Communications' weeklong commemoration of the 150th birth year of the Pulitzer...

Fri, 03/30/2018 — Writer Danez Smith will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, at Liberty Hall to feature readings from their recent book, “Don’t Call Us Dead” (2017), published by Graywolf Press. Smith is a black, queer, Poz writer and performer from St. Paul,

Fri, 03/30/2018 — Max Davis-Johnson, chief information officer at Boise State University, will make a public presentation Monday, April 2, as a candidate for the chief information officer at the University of Kansas. Davis-Johnson is the first of three...

Fri, 03/30/2018 — The University of Kansas has announced the fall 2017 Employees of the Month. They are as follows: OCTOBER Name: Sarah DenningTitle: Grant specialist for the Education, Social & Behavioral (ESB) Shared Service Center (SSC) What that means:

Fri, 03/30/2018 — The University of Kansas will recognize the contributions of graduate students to the university during national Graduate Student Appreciation Week, April 2-6, and throughout the month of April. Graduation Student Appreciation Week celebrates...

Thu, 03/29/2018 — KU Libraries will host the third annual Research Sprints May 14-18. During this weeklong effort, faculty members will work with a team of libraries faculty and staff on a specific goal related to their research and...

Thu, 03/29/2018 — Heineken announced this week it would pull a commercial that was roundly criticized as racist. In the advertisement, a bartender spots a woman looking disappointedly at a glass of wine. He then slides a bottle of Heineken Light down the bar,...

Thu, 03/29/2018 — The Department of Mathematics will host a renowned academic and member of the National Academy of Sciences for its inaugural Distinguished Lecture Series, set for 4 p.m. April 12 in 120 Snow Hall. Constantine Dafermos, Alumni-Alumnae...

Thu, 03/29/2018 — The University of Kansas has announced the 2018-19 Common Book, intended to broaden the campus community's conversations about identity and citizenship. "Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work," by Edwidge Danticat, will be the focus...

Thu, 03/29/2018 — For now, there are just a few things researchers and students at the University of Kansas want people to dig about the new dinosaur they recently excavated in Montana’s Hell Creek Formation. First off, it’s a “fabulous” complete...

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Wed, 03/28/2018 — The U.S. Department of Education recently awarded the University of Kansas TRIO McNair Scholars Program a perfect score in its refunding application for a $280,000-per-year grant for five years that will allow the program to continue serving KU...

Wed, 03/28/2018 — Turns out the ancient Greek knew what he was talking about. In the first study of its kind, a University of Kansas professor has defined the amount of time necessary to make a friend as well as how long it typically takes to move through the...

Wed, 03/28/2018 — Opening next week, the Frank R. Burge Student Union, part of KU’s new Central District, will serve as a flexible venue with all the amenities needed to host academic conferences, meetings and other events. “We’re excited about the...

Wed, 03/28/2018 — Chinese activist and curator of the exhibition “Above Ground: 40 Moments of Transformation” Lu Pin will speak at the Spencer Museum of Art at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29. Lu’s talk will examine the public demonstrations of Young Feminist...


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